This is the all-in-one Italian-language resource to sharpen your verb and grammar skills. In addition to providing essential concepts regarding Italian verbs and grammar, this book includes an index of the 300 most popular verbs, which can be cross-referenced with the numerous verb tables appearing throughout the book. This comprehensive Italian tutorial contains plenty of examples using contemporary language to give you a taste of real-life situations. Each unit focuses on a single verbal or grammatical concept, providing concise yet comprehensive explanations.
Part One: Italian Verbs 1 Pronunciation 2 Regular Verbs--The Simple Tense Forms 3 Regular Verbs--Auxiliary Verbs and the Perfect Tenses 4 Reflexive Verbs 5 Formation of Subjunctive Tenses--Regular Verbs 6 Uses of the Subjunctive 7 Orthographic-Changing Verbs 8 Irregular Verbs 9 Impersonal and Defective Verbs 10 Sequence of Tenses 11 Auxiliary Verbs 12 Past Infinitive, Gerund and Past Participle 13 Active and Passive Voices 14 Verbs Followed by a Preposition Part Two: Essentials of Grammar 15 Articles 16 Nouns 17 Adjectives and Adverbs 18 Possessive Adjectives and Pronouns 19 Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns 20 Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs 21 Personal Pronouns 22 Relative Pronouns 23 Interrogatives and Exclamations 24 Negatives 25 Indefinite Adjectives and Pronouns 26 Prepositions 27 Conjunctions 28 Numbers and Units of Measure 29 Time 30 Prefixes and Suffixes 31 Letters 32 Idioms and Expressions 33 Vocabulary Lists 34 Verb Index